Cummins Prevails in Patent Infringement Claims

COLUMBUS, Ind.

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Cummins Ltd. (collectively "Cummins") announced that they have reached agreement to resolve patent infringement claims against ADP Distributors Inc. and ADP Distributors USA, Inc., which do business as Rotomaster. The Consent Judgment reflecting these terms was entered by the United States District Court in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 16, 2016.

The litigation related to Rotomaster's infringement of Cummins' turbocharger patents in the U.S. and overseas. Under the terms of the settlement, Rotomaster shall cease producing infringing products in any countries where Cummins has valid patent rights and will cease infringing activities in the United States. Rotomaster acknowledged that Cummins' patents are valid and enforceable and that Rotomaster infringed the patents.

"Cummins is pleased to have reached a resolution in this matter," says Mahesh Narang, Executive Director and General Manager, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Cummins Inc. "Cummins respects the intellectual property rights of others and takes action necessary to protect and enforce its valuable intellectual property and to safeguard its own interests."

About Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and service a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel, natural gas, electric and hybrid powertrains and powertrain-related components including filtration, aftertreatment, turbochargers, fuel systems, controls systems, air handling systems, automated transmissions, electric power generation systems, batteries, electrified power systems, hydrogen generation and fuel cell products. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 61,600 people committed to powering a more prosperous world through three global corporate responsibility priorities critical to healthy communities: education, environment and equality of opportunity. Cummins serves its customers online, through a network of company-owned and independent distributor locations, and through thousands of dealer locations worldwide and earned about $2.3 billion on sales of $23.6 billion in 2019. See how Cummins is powering a world that’s always on by accessing news releases and more information at https://www.cummins.com/always-on.

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